The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Juniper products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Juniper over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Juniper Networks.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Juniper
North West / Cheshire
Rank 45 71 65
Rank change year-on-year +26 -6  
Contract jobs citing Juniper 5 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.95% 1.04% 0.60%
As % of the Vendors category 2.20% 2.27% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Median daily rate £295 £600 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.83% +20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £378
% change year-on-year -3.44% -3.97%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £21.25 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +17.20%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +56.36% +10.00%  

Juniper is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 227 441 406
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 43.07% 45.70% 48.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 238 220
Median daily rate £375 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 21
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -0.99%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £10.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.00 £45.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Juniper
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Juniper as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Juniper in Cheshire

Juniper
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Juniper in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Juniper in Cheshire

Juniper
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Juniper in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Juniper in Cheshire

Juniper
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Juniper within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +11 3 £295 -
Warrington +26 1 £300 -50.00%
Juniper
North West

Juniper
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Juniper also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Juniper.

1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) Local Government
4 3 (50.00%) PKI
4 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) Migration
4 3 (50.00%) Clustering
4 3 (50.00%) Information Security
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) IIS
4 3 (50.00%) Unix
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) AIX
4 3 (50.00%) LDAP
4 3 (50.00%) Information Security Management
4 3 (50.00%) Security Management
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) ISEB
4 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (50.00%) SAN
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA

Juniper
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) LDAP
3 3 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (50.00%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) BGP
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
5 1 (16.67%) OSPF
5 1 (16.67%) SSH
5 1 (16.67%) SSL
5 1 (16.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (66.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Security Officer
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Check Point Support
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall Support
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Firewall Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Clustering
1 3 (50.00%) PKI
2 2 (33.33%) CESG
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) AIX
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCOM
1 2 (33.33%) SmoothWall
2 1 (16.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) F5
4 2 (33.33%) Intel Security
5 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
5 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto